Melbourne tech company Envato’s global ambitions are continuing under new CEO Hichame Assi with a New Zealand base being established. The online marketplace business now has 17 staff working remotely across Aotearoa, amid plans to up Envato’s global headcount to more than 100 staff over the next 12 months. Hichame Assi said the company expects… Read more »
The Envato Foundation has ramped up its charity work adding two new organisations to its ongoing support program. The Foundation is the charitable arm of creative marketplace Envato, which donates 1% of the company’s annual pre-tax profits to fund its work. Its new partners have a children’s education focus: online tutoring and education services support… Read more »
Creative marketplace Envato has hit a new benchmark, with its 81,000 content creators earning more than US$1 billion. Company chair and co-founder Collis Ta’eed, who last month stepped down as CEO last month, 14 years after launching the company, said they reached the milestone a year ahead of expectations. “The $1 billion goal has always… Read more »
Envato is a company with a big heart. Collis Ta’eed co-founded the privately owned global marketplace in a Bondi garage in 2006 with his wife Cyan, and friend Jun Rung. The Melbourne-based company now has more than 600 staff globally, having doubled in size in the last three years. It now generates more than $1… Read more »
Digital travel industry veteran Hichame Assi has been chosen to replace Envato founder Collis Ta’eed as CEO of the Melbourne-based tech marketplace. The choice of the former HotelsCombined.com boss, who has a Masters in eCommerce from the University of London, follows a year-long global search. Ta’eed announced in August that he would step down… Read more »
Envato staff bank $3.75 million in profit share as co-founder Collis Ta’eed announces he’s stepping down as CEO
Envato CEO Collis Ta’eed will step down at the end of the year, doubling the company’s annual profit share with staff as a parting gift. More than 600 staff globally – the number has more than doubled since FY17 – will share in a 20% stake, worth $3.75 million, of Evanto’s profit share program, double… Read more »
Envato has solidified its place as one of the key players in the stock photography market with the acquisition of stock photo subscription service Twenty20.
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Cyan Ta’eed is the cofounder of Envato one of Australia’s most successful tech companies.
Envato has expanded upon its existing sponsorship of Melbourne-based social enterprise Code Like a Girl, becoming a national partner to help the organisation further build upon its aim to get more Australian girls and women into the tech sector.
First launched ten years ago, Envato was one of Australia’s first startup success stories. Bootstrapped by original founders Cyan and Collis Ta’eed, it now has over 1.5 million active buyers and sellers and over six million community members working across its various marketplaces, and the accolades have kept coming one after the other.
The Sunrise: Smart recruiting, UX design and culture building tops the priority list for Australia’s best entrepreneurs
A panel of Australia’s most influential players in the startup scene came in together Sydney last Friday to share their experiences with a 700-strong crowd at The Sunrise convention. The day-long event gave audiences the rare opportunity to ask questions and learn directly from the founders of companies such as Atlassian, Freelancer, Envato, Canva, RetailMeNot, LookSmart and Salmat.
STARTUP CAST | Collis Ta-eed was living in his in-laws’ basement, now his company is used by millions globally
In this week’s STARTUP CAST’s we are back stage at The Sunrise conference that was put on by Startmate and Blackbird VC.